Subscribe

Risk Factors for Digitalis Toxicity

Purpose:

To identify a patient receiving digitalis who is at risk for serious toxicity.

Specialty:

Toxicology
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care
Cardiology

Objective:

risk factors, adverse effects

ICD-10:

T46.0

Description:

A number of factors may increase the risk of digitalis toxicity in a patient taking a digitalis glycoside. This may act to increase serum drug levels or enhance toxic responses.

To read more or access our algorithms and calculators, please log in or register.

RECENT TWEETS

medal descover
medal iphone